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(Encyclopedia)Pusan, South Korea: see Busan.


(Encyclopedia)Busan or Pusan bo͞oˈsän [key], Jap. Fusan, city, extreme SE South Korea, on the Korea Stra...


(Encyclopedia)Shimonoseki shēˈmōnōsāˌkē [key], city (1990 pop. 262,635), Yamaguchi prefecture, extreme SW Honshu, Japan. An important port and fishing center on Shimonoseki Strait, it is opposite Kitakyushu,...


(Encyclopedia)Incheon or Inchon ĭnˈchän, Korean ēnchən [key], city, Gyeonggi (Kyonggi) prov., NW South Korea, on the Yellow Se...

Korean War

(Encyclopedia)Korean War, conflict between Communist and non-Communist forces in Korea from June 25, 1950, to July 27, 1953. At the end of World War II, Korea was divided at the 38th parallel into Soviet (North Kor...

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